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 for rocking shaft
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rock shaft \Rock" shaft`\ [Cf. Rock, v. i.] (Mach.)
     A shaft that oscillates on its journals, instead of
     revolving, -- usually carrying levers by means of which it
     receives and communicates reciprocating motion, as in the
     valve gear of some steam engines; -- called also rocker,
     rocking shaft, and way shaft.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rocking \Rock"ing\, a.
     Having a swaying, rolling, or back-and-forth movement; used
     for rocking.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Rocking shaft. (Mach.) See Rock shaft.
        [1913 Webster]

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